area of cardiac dullness meaning

Noun: area of cardiac dullness
  1. A triangular area of the front of the chest (determined by percussion); corresponds to the part of the heart not covered by the lungs

Derived forms: areas of cardiac dullness

Type of: area, region

Part of: chest, pectus, thorax

  • dullness:    Noun: dullness&nbs ...
  • cardiac:    Adjective: cardiac ...
  • area:    Noun: area &n ...

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